Plainfield Public Library District
Programs & Events

Social Stitch: Knitting and Crocheting Time
Every Tuesday 
1:00 PM

Every Tuesday, bring your current project or get ideas from others who share the love of knitting or crocheting. No registration is needed, just drop-in between 1:00-2:30 pm. Beginners are welcome.

Coffee and Coloring
Saturday, May 7, 10:00 AM

Adults and teens, relax, improve focusing skills and have fun coloring. Materials provided, but you may bring your own supplies. Drop-in anytime, no registration.


Landscape Design - Green Village Series
Monday, May 9, 7:00 PM

Whether your visual passion is for native plants, flowers or ponds, bring your questions and get ideas on how to create a pleasing outdoor space. Register here.

Timeless Trivia
Thursday, May 12, 11:00 AM

Film clips, historic photos and trivia questions bring back memories of iconic jingles, slogans and ads. Come alone or bring a friend for food, fun and giveaways for everyone. Register here.

Critics' Choice Movie: Tomorrowland
Thursday, May 19, 1:00 PM

When a scientifically minded teenager discovers a technologically advanced trinket that provides an astounding glimpse of the future, she enlists the help of a reclusive inventor (George Clooney) to make "Tomorrowland" a reality today. Register here.

Resume Writing Workshop
Thursday, May 19, 6:00 PM

Whether you are looking to update your resume or you are a professional writer, gain important points to get your resume to the top of the list. Printed resumes may be reviewed following this two-hour workshop. Register here.

PR Secrets of a Media Insider: Strictly Business Lunch & Learn Series
Thursday, May 5, 2016

Focus on your business goals and maximize public relations techniques. Matt Baron from Inside Edge: Public Relations & Media Services explains how news releases, social media and media coverage are a winning combination for your business. Register here.


A Novel Idea
Book Discussion Group
Thursday, May 12
7:00 PM
For the May meeting, we will be having an informal conversation about what you are currently reading or are looking forward to reading. You will also be able to pick a copy of the June selection, Dead Wakeby Erik Larson. No registration required.

Cover to Cover Book Club
Wednesday, May 18
1:00 PM

May's selection is Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger. Pick up a copy at the Reference Desk and join us for the discussion. No registration required.

Appy Hour
Thursday, May 26
6:00 to 7:00 PM
A happy hour for device users to gather, relax with a drink and discuss all things app-related. Everyone will walk away with awesome tech accessories too. The next meet up is at Front Street Cantina, 15120 Des Plaines St, Plainfield. No registration required.

Not Your Mama's
Book Club

Monday, June 6
7:00 PM
June's selection is Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett. Pick up a copy at the Reference Desk and join us for the discussion.

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    Mother's Day Closing

    Sunday, May 8

    The Library will be closed on Sunday, May 8 in observance of Mother's Day. Enjoy the day. Items may be returned 24/7 365 days/year using the Book Return on the outside of the building. 

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    National Small Business Week: May 1-7

    As part of National Small Business Week, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, andNational Small Business Week others from all 50 states and U.S. territories. Every day, they’re working to grow small businesses, create 21st century jobs, drive innovation, and increase America’s global competitiveness.

    National Small Business Week includes events across the country and educational webinars on a variety of business topics. Details after the jump.

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    Choose Privacy Week: May 1-7

    Choose Privacy WeekChoose Privacy Week, is the American Library Association’s annual event promoting the importance of individual privacy rights and celebrating libraries and librarians’ special role in protecting privacy in the library and in society as a whole.

    This year's theme, “Respect Me, Respect My Privacy,” highlights the need to protect student and minors’ privacy, especially in a time when technology, mobile computing, social media, and the growing adoption of “big data” analytics pose new threats to young people’s privacy.

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